The Nigerian Correctional Service has appointed Mr Musa Ahmed, as the new controller of its command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Mr Chukwuedo Humphrey, the Public Relations Officer of the command in the FCT, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
The statement noted that Ahmed took over from Dr Abdul-Rahman Maiyaki who had been redeployed to head the works section of the service at the national headquarters, Abuja.
It stated that in his maiden address, the new controller urged personnel of the command to always behave well.
The statement announced that Ahmed also urged them to shun acts that could be detrimental to their job as correctional officers.
It said the new head told them to be security conscious, saying that the security challenges facing the country required absolute vigilance and dedication to work.
“Yuletide season is characterised by high-level social vices and security challenges, hence the need to always be at alert.
“The integrity of our custodial centres must be jealously guided against any form of breaches,’’ the statement quoted Ahmed as saying.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Jigawa State-born controller had served in many formations, including as controller of the command in Kogi and zonal headquarters, Kaduna.
He holds a Masters degree in Public Policy and Administration from Bayero University, Kano.